Category: Scholarships

How Do You Negotiate College Tuition? 5 Tips to Getting a Better Deal from Your College
Finance

How Do You Negotiate College Tuition? 5 Tips to Getting a Better Deal from Your College

Miranda Marquit Miranda Marquit- October 1, 2019 0

You don't walk into a car dealership and expect to pay sticker price. It's assumed you'll haggle and ask for incentives to bring the price ... Read More

Applying To College Scholarships? Avoid These Mistakes
Finance

Applying To College Scholarships? Avoid These Mistakes

Monica Matthews Monica Matthews- September 30, 2019 1

This might surprise you, but college scholarship judges are everyday people who want to bless a student with the scholarship money from the company or ... Read More

Stuck in the Middle: How to Manage Financial Aid “No Man’s Land”
College Financial Aid Costs and Stats

Stuck in the Middle: How to Manage Financial Aid “No Man’s Land”

Anna Spooner Anna Spooner- September 24, 2019 0

Some folks find themselves in college’s “golden land” – they have plenty of financial assets to send their child to school. Other families are on ... Read More

How to Pay For College When You Haven’t Saved Enough
Finance

How to Pay For College When You Haven’t Saved Enough

Judy Mollen Walters Judy Mollen Walters- September 22, 2019 0

  When my older daughter started the college search, we knew nothing about the financial side of things, other than that we had been saving ... Read More

Are No-Essay College Scholarships a Student’s Dream Come True?
Finance

Are No-Essay College Scholarships a Student’s Dream Come True?

Monica Matthews Monica Matthews- September 19, 2019 0

One of the most searched for phrases online when it comes to college scholarships is, “No essay scholarships."  Every student dreams of filling out short ... Read More

Scholarships with October Deadlines
Scholarships

Scholarships with October Deadlines

Courtney Seabert Courtney Seabert- September 16, 2019 0

Civil Rights and Criminal Law Essay Competition & Scholarship Amount: $1,000 Apply By: October 1, 2019 Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate and graduate ... Read More

Five Criteria That Can Affect Your Financial Aid Appeal
Finance

Five Criteria That Can Affect Your Financial Aid Appeal

Mindy Trotta Mindy Trotta- September 16, 2019 0

How does one determine whether or not to appeal a financial aid award letter? Should I bother appealing a financial aid award letter? We asked ... Read More

What I Wish I’d Known About Paying For College
College Savings

What I Wish I’d Known About Paying For College

Road2College Road2College- September 11, 2019 0

As a parent, I like to learn as much as I can from other parents who have already blazed the trail on a road I’m ... Read More

Having a 4 Year Focus in a 1 Year World
College Financial Aid Costs and Stats

Having a 4 Year Focus in a 1 Year World

Anna Spooner Anna Spooner- September 9, 2019 0

  Right now, we have parents in our Paying for College 101 Facebook group telling us that they’re losing sleep. College admissions are difficult, but ... Read More

Are Community Service and Volunteering Part Of Scholarship Requirements?
Scholarships

Are Community Service and Volunteering Part Of Scholarship Requirements?

Monica Matthews Monica Matthews- September 7, 2019 0

Students searching for college scholarship money will quickly notice a recurring theme in many scholarship applications and their requirements. Organizations offering scholarships overwhelmingly require students to ... Read More

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